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Business Recovery Services
Job Description & Summary
At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. We’re a network of firms in 157 countries with more than 208,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services.
In Africa, we’re the largest provider of professional services with offices in 31 countries and over 8,000 people. This enables us to provide our clients with seamless and consistent service, wherever they’re located on the continent.
In East Africa, our member firms in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania and Zambia work together to build trust in society and solve important problems. Our in-depth knowledge and understanding of operating environments in the region enables us to put ourselves in our clients’ shoes and offer truly tailored Tax, Assurance and Advisory solutions to unique business challenges.
In Advisory, we help organisations to work smarter and grow faster. We consult with our clients to build effective organisations, innovate, grow, reduce costs, manage risk and regulation and leverage talent.
Our Business Restructuring Services (BRS) practice offers advice to underperforming businesses and their stakeholders through independent business reviews, financial restructuring advice, refinancing, accelerated mergers and acquisitions and insolvency – finding the best way forward for the businesses and their stakeholders.
About the job
We are seeking to strengthen our BRS team by recruiting highly motivated individuals for the position of Manager. The Manager will support the BRS practice through generating and executing large and complex recovery and restructuring cases, supported by a high-calibre team.
Specific roles & responsibilities:
Key Responsibilities of the successful candidate for the position will include:
Manage project teams in the delivery of large and complex insolvency, restructuring and independent business review mandates
Raise the profile of the team both internally as well as externally through project delivery, networking, thought leadership and press coverage activities.
Contribute to driving revenues across for BRS and the wider PwC advisory practice.
To undertake and lead business development through active pursuits by identifying leads, converting leads to expressions of interests, proposals and client engagements;
Responsible for the design of client solutions and the development of client deliverables such as assignment reports and presentations;
Manage external and internal stakeholders and ensure proper service delivery so as to exceed client expectations;
Responsible for credit management and liaison with various stakeholders on debt collection;
Manage project economics to ensure profitability of the unit;
To lead teams and build synergies while coaching junior consultants on various best practices, methods and processes;
To develop and mentor staff
To participate in the firm’s various activities
Required Skills & Competencies
5 to 7 years’ experience in undertaking insolvency, restructuring and Independent Business Reviews assignments in a professional services firm or a Financial Institution. Experience in insolvency regimes based on UK, Australian, South African or other similar insolvency legislation will be applicable.
Professional membership with a recognised professional Body.
Masters degree in a relevant field, CPA, ACCA, CFA or JIEB qualifications would be an added advantage.
Complex Stakeholder Management and negotiations experience.
Experience in advising both banks and corporates with bank debts.
Have a strong network of work-winning relationships.
Excellent presentation and communication skills, both written and oral.
Confidence and presence, with credibility at the highest levels.
Strong analytical skills
Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
Demonstrate ability to develop and maintain good client relationships
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